BERLIN, February 6. /TASS/. Co-chair of Germany’s Left Party Martin Schirdewan thinks that in order to ensure stable peace it is necessary to find a way of interacting with Russia.
In an interview with Der Spiegel published on Sunday he said: "If we want stable peace we should find a way of interacting with Russia." The politician added that he would like to see somebody in the German government who treated this task seriously.
That said, he noted that the European Union should be independent both from Russia and the US. However, according to him, even after the Ukrainian conflict, Russia would remain part of Europe. "This is why you should think about the post-war order," he asserted, adding that it was difficult to do so right now.
"We also should define security beyond NATO. Germany, being the largest economy in the EU, should urgently discuss with its European partners as to how to set up Europe’s security on its own," Schirdewan concluded.